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Recommended hamburgers in Kyoto

[2022] I want you to eat at least once in Kyoto! 10 recommended hamburgers

A hamburger that continues to be loved by a wide range of generations. We will introduce the hamburgers of each store, from fluffy to luxurious dishes that taste the finest meat, to Western-style special dishes where you can fully enjoy the special sauces. Find your favorite taste in Kyoto!

1.Feel the strength of the beef [Teramachi Hamburger Gokuraku Tonbo] hamburger/Around Kyoto City Hall

The hamburgers at Teramachi Hamburger Gokuraku Tonbo are made with domestic Kuroge Wagyu beef, and the hamburgers at Teramachi Hamburger Gokuraku Tonbo are so delicious that they intentionally add the sauce separately so that you can eat them as is. What's more, you can enjoy hand-kneaded hamburgers that are made using ingredients that are ground in the store that morning and then shaped after receiving your order.

Teramachi Hamburg Steak Gokuraku Tonbo Teramachi Lunch Hamburg Steak

Teramachi lunch hamburger 1000 yen. The hamburger steak is packed with the flavor of meat, and the demi-glace sauce, which has the flavor of beef tendon that has been simmered for a long time, goes perfectly with it.

Inside view of Teramachi hamburger gokuraku dragonfly

Teramachi hamburger paradise dragonfly

  • Teramachi Hamburger GokuRakutonbo
  • 55 Tokiwagicho, Nijo-kamiru, Teramachi-dori, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture
  • 5-minute walk from Kyoto Shiyakusho-mae Subway Station
  • Tel.075-212-7727

2.Healthy and delicious hamburgers at [Restaurant nook]/Nishioji Oike

At Restaurant nook, which is attached to a clinic that opened in a back alley near Nishioji Oike Station, you can enjoy hearty Western food that is both healthy and delicious. The 1,700 yen nook plate lunch, produced in collaboration between Yoshoku Ogata, a Western-style kappo restaurant known for being difficult to reserve, and Ristorante Noro, a popular Italian restaurant in Nijo, is a must-try when you visit.

restaurant nook's nook plate lunch

Nook plate lunch 1700 yen. The hamburger steak is made with minced wagyu beef and pork, and tofu is used as a binder to make it healthy. The sauce uses red wine and red miso for a sour and rich finish.

Interior view of restaurant nook

restaurant nook

  • Restaurant Nook
  • 1F OLP Building, 19 Nishinokyo Shimoaicho, Nakagyo Ward, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture
  • 2 minutes walk from subway “Nishioji Oike Station”
  • Tel.075-366-8304

3.[LION KITCHEN]'s freshly made simmering hamburger steak/Demachiyanagi

Cafe dining [LION KITCHEN] where you can enjoy your meal while looking at a mural of cute animals created by a picture book artist. The minced hamburger uses shank meat, which has a concentrated flavor from both beef and pork. Apparently they grind it at a 1:1 ratio to bring out both flavors in a well-balanced manner.


Simmering hamburger set 1300 yen. For the ever-popular hand-kneaded hamburger steak, you can choose your favorite sauce from mushroom demi-glace, tomato, mushroom cream, and spicy salsa.



  • lion kitchen
  • 1F Masugata Building, 23 Omotemachi, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto Prefecture
  • 7 minutes on foot from Keihan "Demachiyanagi Station"
  • Tel.075-231-2332

4.Hamburger steak at a long-established Western restaurant with a long history [European Cuisine Kaiyotei]/Miyagawa Town

Kaiyotei, which has been in business for over 100 years, will move from Pontocho to Miyagawacho in February 2022. ``We want to deliver truly delicious dishes that take a lot of time and effort to make to young people,'' so they have started a weekday-only set meal menu that can be enjoyed at a reasonable price.

European Cuisine Kaiyotei

The hamburger steak made with a recipe that has not changed since its inception is plump and round 160g. Plenty of secret demi-glace sauce that takes a week to make. Hamburger steak 1760 yen, fried egg +110 yen.

European Cuisine Kaiyotei

European Cuisine Kaiyotei

  • out of town
  • February 22, 2022 open
  • 95-3 Hakata-cho, 3-chome Shijo-shitaru, Yamatooji-dori, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto Prefecture
  • 3-minute walk from Keihan Gion-Shijo Station
  • Tel.075-746-7775

5.Hamburg steak at [Hamburg Conel] as gorgeous as French/Kawaramachi

A hamburger specialty restaurant where you can enjoy pork hamburgers made with Tamba Kogen pork belly and loin. From the classic demi-glace sauce to the lobster bisque sauce and foie gras cream mustard sauce, check out the sauces that will instantly elevate your hamburger steak.

Hamburg Conel lobster bisque sauce

Lunch course starts from 2,728 yen. Lobster bisque sauce + 660 yen allows you to enjoy not only the rich shrimp flavor, but also the plump lobster along with the hamburger steak.

Inside the Hamburg Conel

Hamburg Conel

  • Hamburger Connell
  • 223 Nabeyacho, Shijo Agaru, Kiyamachi-dori, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto
  • 1 minute walk from Hankyu "Kyoto Kawaramachi Station"
  • Tel.075-221-2682

6.The traditional taste of Italian restaurant [Nonna] loved across eras and countries/Nishikamo

The cute store name means "grandma" in Italian. The restaurant serves Italian cuisine based on the flavors of Chef Ray's grandmother, who ran a restaurant in Sicily, Italy. Their specialty is hamburgers that use herbs to bring out the flavor of the meat.

Nonna's Nonna Hamburger

Nonna hamburger 2400 yen. The hamburger steak is simmered in a rich tomato sauce that has been passed down in the chef's family for generations, and it's large and filling.

Inside view of Nonna


  • Nona
  • Parkside 1F, 13 Nishikamo Kakinokicho, Kita-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture
  • 5 minutes walk from bus stop "Jinkoin-mae"
  • Tel.075-366-3736

7.[Handmade hamburger restaurant Tokura Kyoto Sanjo store] juicy meat juice / Karasuma Oike

The moment you put your chopsticks in, the meat juices overflow. This is a popular restaurant where people line up every day for their hamburgers that are so impressive that you can't help but cheer. There are 12 different sauces to choose from, including original sauces, grated ponzu, and carbonara.

Handmade hamburger shop Tokura Kyoto Sanjo store's original hamburger steak

Original hamburger 180g 850 yen, 300g 1070 yen. The original sauce, which brings out the flavor of red wine, is popular with people of all ages.

Interior view of the handmade hamburger shop Tokura Kyoto Sanjo

Handmade hamburger shop Tokura Kyoto Sanjo branch

  • Homemade hamburg steak Tokura Kyoto Sanjoten
  • Kyoto Sanjo Building 1F, 57 Masuyacho, Sanjo Dori Takakura Higashiiri Ru, Nakagyo Ward, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture
  • 4-minute walk from Subway Karasuma Oike Station
  • Tel.075-744-0777

8.Healthy lunch with plenty of vegetables [JOYS TABLE Dining & Café]/Shimizu Gojo

The owner, who is particular about choosing ingredients that are pleasing to the body, creates items that are loved by a wide range of generations, such as hamburgers and omelet rice. The lunch set, which comes with a fresh salad featuring brand-name vegetables from Kyoto, is popular.

JOYS TABLE Dining & Café hamburger lunch set

Hamburger lunch set 1080 yen. Truffle spice is used in the hamburger itself. Try it as is, then enjoy the different flavors of truffle salt and demi-glace sauce. On weekdays, you can enjoy it for just 1000 yen.

Interior view of JOYS TABLE Dining&Café

JOYS TABLE Dining&Café

  • Joy's Table Dining & Cafe
  • March 01, 2022 open
  • 716 Uematsucho, Kawaramachi-dori, Matsubara-shita, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture
  • 7 minutes walk from Keihan "Kiyomizu Gojo Station"
  • Tel.075-746-3382

9.[Hamburger stew shop's best] demi-glace sauce that you want to taste every drop of / Uji

Hamburger stew is a specialty of Western restaurant [Ichi], where you can enjoy time-consuming dishes made from scratch. A plump and juicy hamburger steak topped with demi-glace sauce that takes over a week to make. This dream dish is sure to put a smile on your face.

Homemade hamburger stew from the best hamburger stew shop

Homemade hamburger stew 1,650 yen. The special demi-glace sauce, which blends the flavor of the meat, has a slightly sweet and rich flavor. The hamburger is a solid volume of 160g.

The best interior view of a hamburger stew restaurant

Best hamburger stew shop

  • Hamburger stew presentation Kazu
  • Court Obaku 1F, 14-63 Gokasho Shinkai, Uji City, Kyoto Prefecture
  • 3 minute walk from JR Obaku Station
  • Tel.0774-33-1040

10.Outstanding impact! [Western food and wine Otsuka]'s round hamburger/Nagaokakyo

A Western restaurant located on Azalea Street, a shopping street in Nagaokakyo City. Among the classic Western dishes on the menu, the one you'll want to pay particular attention to is the round, ball-like hamburger steak. Minced Wagyu beef and domestic pork are mixed with 12 types of spices, giving you a strong meaty flavor and a faint aroma of five-spice powder.

Western food and wine Otsuka hamburg steak + crab cream croquette + fried shrimp lunch

Hamburg steak + crab cream croquette + fried shrimp lunch 2000 yen. A lunch set that includes a juicy hamburger steak, fried angel shrimp, and a crab cream croquette filled with crab meat.

Western food and wine Otsuka interior

Western food and wine Otsuka

  • Yoshoku and Wine Otsuka
  • Anegawa Building 2F, 1-1-56 Tenjin, Nagaokakyo City, Kyoto Prefecture
  • 1 minute walk from Hankyu Nagaoka-Tenjin Station
  • Tel.075-925-9002
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